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LEGO Icons Eiffel Tower

LEGO Icons Eiffel Tower
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Standing 59″ tall, the LEGO Icons model of the Eiffel Tower is the tallest official LEGO kit yet. The 10,001-piece building kit will keep you occupied for days as you assemble the iconic Parisian structure. Like the original, it comes together in four main sections and rises above a esplanade with tiny trees, benches, and shrubs.

LEGO Treadmill Obstacle Course

LEGO Treadmill Obstacle Course

GazR’s Extreme Brick Machines modified a LEGO treadmill they built and turned it into an extreme obstacle course for a remote-controlled tank. The treadmill is powered by four Powered Up L motors and includes a variety of hills, rollers, ramps, speed bumps, a turntable, and a spinning gate for the tank to navigate.

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Working LEGO Washing Machine

Working LEGO Washing Machine

The Brick Wall shows off one of the most impressive LEGO machines ever – a fully-functional washing machine. It uses motors, gears, and wheels to tumble and spin a container filled with clothes. It even dispenses water and detergent and drains the water when done. His solution for drying socks at the end is hilarious.

The Infinite LEGO Domino Machine

The Infinite LEGO Domino Machine

Once you knock dominoes over, you generally have to set them back up by hand. But in the case of this LEGO Technic machine by Grant Davis, the dominoes stand themselves back upright. Running in an infinite loop of 10 dominoes at a time, it can knock down and stand up dominoes at a rate of 120,000 per day.

LEGO Flight Simulator

LEGO Flight Simulator

Brick Science host Riley Scott wanted to see if he could build a flight simulator out of LEGO bricks. With the help of his friends Christian and Marcel, they came up with a tabletop machine with a remote joystick and throttle which control the airplane’s propellor, pitch, and roll. Its motors are controlled by a Mindstorms EV3 module.

LEGO Drum Machine

LEGO Drum Machine

Brick Technology answers the question “Can LEGO play the drums?” with a resounding “Yes.” He built this LEGO Technic machine using a series of levers that tap switches, triggering a digital drum machine. Like a music box or player piano, it uses a series of bumps on a rolling track to tell it which buttons to tap.

Insane LEGO Super Mario Build

Insane LEGO Super Mario Build

Inspired by the official LEGO Mario kits, builder Brandon Jones wanted to build a display that looked like a full level from the Nintendo game. At BrickCon 2022, Beyond the Brick’s Joshua Hanlon got an up-close look at the impressive 12,000-piece mechanical diorama, which uses 14 motors to bring the Mushroom Kingdom to life.

MelGeek Pixel LEGO-Compatible Keyboard

MelGeek Pixel LEGO-Compatible Keyboard

This unique keyboard has LEGO-compatible studs all over it so that you can attach building blocks and Minifigures. Even its mechanical keys are studded, so you can mix and match its 8-bit style keycaps or LEGO parts. It’s got RGB backlighting and both wired and wireless modes. Early bird pre-orders can save $70 off the MSRP.

Air-powered LEGO Engines

Air-powered LEGO Engines

Typical LEGO machines use motors to directly drive gears or belts. Brick Technology shows us how LEGO parts can be assembled to move pistons to move a crankshaft, which spins gears attached to a wheel or propeller. They start out with a 1-cylinder engine and gradually ramp it up to a 12-cylinder radial airplane engine.

4-Side LEGO Walker

4-Side LEGO Walker

2in1 Bricking loves to create LEGO machines that can walk or drive. This particular model is designed to amble along the ground no matter which edge it’s placed on. Can you imagine giant robots or vehicles getting around like this?

LEGO Ferris Wheel GBC

LEGO Ferris Wheel GBC

In LEGO terminology, “GBC” stands for Great Ball Contraption, and Berthil van Beek is an expert at building these complex LEGO machines which connect to other GBC modules. His latest build is an enormous Ferris wheel that picks up tiny basketballs and soccer balls, takes them on a trip, and delivers them to the next station’s inbox.

LEGO x Marvel Iron Man Hulkbuster 76210

LEGO x Marvel Iron Man Hulkbuster 76210
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This isn’t the first LEGO Hulkbuster, but it is the biggest and the best. With 4049 pieces, this 20.5″ tall model is the biggest LEGO Marvel set yet. The mech suit has a fully-articulated upper body, light-up arc reactors, and unique gold and glow-in-the-dark pieces. It also opens up to hold an optional LEGO Iron Man figure.

LEGO Ideas Table Football (Foosball)

LEGO Ideas Table Football (Foosball)
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LEGO has revealed a brick-built tabletop foosball table. Inspired by a fan-submitted design, the 2339-piece set is fully-playable. It comes with 22 Minifigures – 10 on the field and 12 cheering them on from the grandstand. 44 unique heads and wigs let you create players from many races and ethnicities. One figure even has vitiligo.

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LEGO Ideas Sewer Heroes: Fighting the Fatberg

LEGO Ideas Sewer Heroes: Fighting the Fatberg

LEGO builder MOCingbird celebrates unsung heroes with this diorama that features a city scene and a team of workers fighting off a “fatberg.” As part of their unpleasant but necessary jobs, sewer professionals must clean up these blobs of fat, oil, grease, and waste that accumulate and clog or damage sewage systems.

LEGO Ideas x The Office

LEGO Ideas x The Office
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Jaijai Lewis’ concept design based on the hit comedy The Office is now an official LEGO set. The 1164-piece set includes a section of the Dunder Mifflin offices, accessories inspired by classic scenes on The Office, and 15 minifigs based on Jim, Pam, Michael, Dwight, and the rest of the ensemble – even Angela’s cat, Garbage.

Concrete Castle Bed Frame

Concrete Castle Bed Frame

Homemade Modern has shown us how to make a concrete castle sculpture using a LEGO brick mold. Now he’s taken that technique and applied it to something more practical – the corners for a platform bed. The concrete pillars are fully load-bearing, and the bed assembles easily with interlocking wood beams and slats.

LEGO Pancake Factory

LEGO Pancake Factory

Why make your own pancakes when you can let machines do it for you? The Brick Wall shows off another impressive LEGO factory they built that cracks eggs, mixes them with flour, pours the batter on a hot griddle, and flips pancakes. Now they just need a LEGO syrup and butter robot.

20 Mechanisms Explained with LEGO Machines

20 Mechanisms Explained with LEGO Machines

Engineering geeks will get a kick out of this video from the Brick Experiment Channel. Using LEGO Technic components, they demonstrated various mechanical principles, including a Schmidt coupling, a Scotch yoke, and a Chebyshev lambda linkage. Even if you don’t know what any of that means, it’s fun to watch.

LEGO Crystal Fountain

LEGO Crystal Fountain

At Brickworld Chicago 2022, LEGO builder Jarren Harkema turned up with an amazing display – a castle with a blue-green water fountain that flows up and over its structure – except the water is LEGO diamonds moving on conveyor belts. Joshua Hanlon from Beyond the Brick’s gets us up close with this impressive creation.

LEGO Mangle Rack Clock

LEGO Mangle Rack Clock

A while back, LEGO expert Akiyuki showed off a series of mechanisms called mangle racks. Now they’re back with a much more complicated build based on the same principles. This fascinating clock uses a mangle rack to gradually spin its hands around the dial. A time-lapse at the end shows how remarkably accurate it is.

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LEGO x Marvel Black Panther Bust

LEGO x Marvel Black Panther Bust
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LEGO celebrates a legendary Marvel superhero with this impressive 19″ tall bust. The model captures Black Panther’s shiny, silver-accented helmet, spiky necklace, and gloved hands in the iconic “Wakanda Forever” pose. The 2961-piece kit is designed for intermediate and advanced LEGO builders.

LEGO Vortex Machines

LEGO Vortex Machines

If you spin a fluid-filled vessel fast enough, you can get the liquid to form a vortex. Brick Technology wanted to see if they could produce such an effect using LEGO mechanisms, so they created a series of machines to experiment with fluid dynamics. The one at the end is impressively stable for how fast it spins.

LEGO Ideas This Is Fine Diorama

LEGO Ideas This Is Fine Diorama

One of the most iconic images of the last decade has to be artist KC Green’s This Is Fine meme. Hong Kong-based LEGO builder Truman pays tribute the meme with an awesome diorama that features the dog sitting in a room on fire enjoying his coffee. Cast your vote and help it get turned into a set we can buy.

LEGO Ideas Motorized Lighthouse

LEGO Ideas Motorized Lighthouse
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Inspired by a fan submission to LEGO Ideas, this 2,065-piece kit lets you assemble a 19.7″ tall model lighthouse. It has great details like a lighthouse-keeper’s cottage, a rowboat, and a hidden treasure chest. But the literal highlight of the set is the rotating, lighted beacon at its top, complete with a LEGO fresnel lens.

LEGO Technic Table Saw

LEGO Technic Table Saw

It’s possible to make saw blades out of materials other than metal. GazR’s Extreme Brick Machines not only built a saw blade out of LEGO Technic parts, but an entire working table saw. It uses 14 motors to cut through objects and is definitely not something you’d want to stick your finger into. Here it is using a skinnier blade.

LEGO Sphere Robots

LEGO Sphere Robots

LEGO enthusiast Brick Technology is back with another cool LEGO vehicle video. This time, they created a series of remote-controlled mechanisms that move inside clear plastic spheres, allowing them to roll around like BB-8 or a Sphero robot. They then put the designs to the test to see which was most agile, fast, and powerful.

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